Music & Theater
in Memphis, TN

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If you’re looking for a fun alternative to the same old movie theater outing – whether with friends or family – take a look at our music & theater options. This area is full of exciting things to do, including theatrical productions and musicals.

Check out our venues below and add some magic to your days. Each listing includes a more detailed description of the venue and the events they host, as well as their name, address, phone number, website, and driving directions.
Cannon Center for the Performing Arts
Cannon Center for the Performing Arts

255 N Main St
Memphis, TN 38103   Directions

(901) 576-1200

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Be awed by some of the best entertainment and arts at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts. You can find a wide variety of productions at the Cannon Center. Everything from dance performances-from ballet to folklorico to contemporary-and stand-up comedy can be found under one roof.

Circuit Playhouse | Playhouse on the Square
Circuit Playhouse | Playhouse on the Square

66 S Cooper St
Memphis, TN 38104   Directions

(901) 726-4656

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Experience a challenging and diverse repetoire of theatrical work that speaks to the intelligence, the soul, and the imagination of the Memphis community.

This venue has been home to such performances as Matilada the Musical, Little Women: the Broadway Musical, Head over Heels: a new musical, Madagascar: a musical adventure, special family performances like The Ant and The Grasshopper, and much more for your entertainment and enjoyment. 

They have performance time set aside for other groups such as Ballet Memphis, The Memphis Symphony Orchestra, Opera Memphis, the Indie Memphis Film Festival and others, creating a fantastic new synergy for performing arts in the Midtown area of Memphis.

 

Emerald Theatre Company
Emerald Theatre Company

2085 Monroe Ave
Memphis, TN 38112   Directions

(901) 272-0909

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For cutting edge entertainment dealing with controversial issues not normally produced by conventional theatres, go to Emerald Theatre Company. This theater showcases many plays, ranging from serious dramas to lighthearted musicals, which present GLBT concerns and themes. Tickets are available for single or seasonal showings, with discounts for seniors and students.

Germantown Community Theatre
Germantown Community Theatre

3037 Forest Hill Irene Rd
Germantown, TN 38138   Directions

(901) 453-7447

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Watch a timeless story performed at the Germantown Community Theatre. Heading into its 50th season, this community theater produces comedies, dramas, classical musicals, and other entertainment that appeals to all ages. Special events, performances and classes occur throughout the year, and the company encourages people of all ages in the community to volunteer and become involved in the art of theater.

Handy Park Amphitheater
Handy Park Amphitheater

200 Beale St
Memphis, TN 38103   Directions

(901) 526-0117

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Listen to a performance in an outdoor setting at the Handy Park Amphitheater during the evenings. Handy Park is located downtown on famous Beale Street. This beautiful park has plenty of space on the lawn and between the trees to spread out a blanket as you take in the music of different bands, from blues to rock.

Hattiloo Theatre
Hattiloo Theatre

37 S Cooper St
Memphis, TN 38104   Directions

(901) 525-0009

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Hattiloo Theatre is a Black repertory theatre company that is dedicated to developing a Black theater that is accessible to, relevant to, and reflective of a multicultural community. The theater stages at least seven major productions and about six special performances authored by Black writers each entertainment season.

Memphis Symphony Orchestra
Memphis Symphony Orchestra

610 Goodman St
Memphis, TN 38111   Directions

(901) 537-2525

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Enjoy symphonic and classical music in the Home of Blues and Birthplace of Rock ‘n Roll. Rock out in a more mature manner to the Memphis Symphony Orchestra's beautiful Masterworks Series, contemporary Pops Series, moving Classic Accents Series or harmonic Opus One.

New Daisy Theatre
New Daisy Theatre

330 Beale St
Memphis, TN 38103   Directions

(901) 525-8981

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All ages are welcome to come to concerts at the New Daisy Theatre on Beale Street. This theater hosts a wide range of musical entertainment. Whether you are into blues, rock, metal, country or alternative, you can find a local, regional or national band performing some of your favorite music at this venue.

Opera Memphis
Opera Memphis

6745 Wolf River Pkwy
Memphis, TN 38120   Directions

(901) 257-3100

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Be moved by the union of words and music at the Opera Memphis. Charted in 1956 by a group of Memphians interested in producing regional opera, Opera Memphis successfully produces three operas each season, as well as hosting special events and reaching out to the community through educational programs.

Orpheum Theatre Group
Orpheum Theatre Group

203 S Main St
Memphis, TN 38103   Directions

(901) 525-3000

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Catch a Broadway play or a popular concert at the Orpheum Theatre. This elegant entertainment venue showcases some of the most famous local, national and international performers in Memphis. Watch a play or musical performance, or even a movie, at this Renaissance-style theater. Events and shows occur on an almost daily basis, so there is always something to see at the Orpheum.

Theatre Memphis
Theatre Memphis

630 Perkins Ext
Memphis, TN 38117   Directions

(901) 682-8323

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The oldest and most successful community theater in the state, Theatre Memphis was founded in 1920 and continues to provide Memphis with enriching theatrical performances and entertainment. Theatre Memphis runs a yearlong season, with 10-11 shows and a sprinkling of special events each season. Catch a variety of performances, from drama to comedy to musicals, such as Chicago, Emma, The Importance of Being Earnest and the annual A Christmas Carol.

TheatreWorks
TheatreWorks

2085 Monroe Ave
Memphis, TN 38104   Directions

(901) 274-7139

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TheatreWorks hosts several of the city's theater companies, including Emerald Theatre Co., Voices of the South, Ballet on Wheels, Bluff City Tri-Area Theatre Co., New Moon Theatre Co., Our Own Voice, FreakEngine, Project: Motion and the Young Actor's Guild. It's definitely the "go-to" venue for theater production and entertainment in Memphis.

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